What We Do

Please look through the many things we do using the menu on the left!

EPSG has a number of on-going activities:

  • Provide training on Queer seniors for front line staff in senior centres, programs, and seniors’ housing
  • Advocate to governments, government departments and political parties
  • Research the issues and concerns affecting LGBTQ2S+ seniors
  • Educate the LGBTQ2S+ community about seniors’ programs and services
  • Develop new programs
  • And reaches out to and listens to older LGBTQ2S+ marginalized persons, such as two-spirit, trans, immigrants, and others.

Our plans for 2019/20 are:

  • Phase 1 and 2 of a Housing Feasibility Study for older LGBTQ2S+ persons
  • Tri-city Proposal to Engage LGBTQ2S+ Older Adults in Reducing Social Isolation, (Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton)

Our past initiatives include:

  • 2014/15 Survey of older Queer people in Edmonton
  • 2015 Symposium on those survey results and follow-up actions
  • Completed two Intergenerational Projects (Knowledge to Action) which includes official reports, a booklet, and video